What Happened on September 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rap artist Tupac Shakur shot multiple times in a drive by shooting in Las Vegas, dies 6 days later

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf retains her title; beats Monica Seles 7-5 6-4

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles

Famous Weddings

  • Five-foot-eleven model-actress Eva Herzigova (23) weds Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres (43) in Sea Bright, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Niccolo Castiglioni, composer, dies at 64